For better or worse, our unconscious biases bolster our emotional responses.…Keep Reading
Posts About Company Culture
Turnover is inevitable. Every person you hire will eventually leave your organization. Whether employees leave for more enticing positions, move away, become full-time family caretakers, or retire after decades of priceless contributions, no one will be with you forever.…Keep Reading
Company culture and the employee experience are not easy to get right, so it can be tempting to address them in a reactive way:
- “Are employees asking for this?”
- “Is this a priority right now?”
- “Employees will tell us when something is wrong.”
- “We have an open door policy.”
Although sometimes dismissed as another modern perk designed to attract talent, remote working arrangements don't just benefit employees. A solid remote work program's potential for cost savings position it uniquely as a win-win, both for employees and the organizations they work for.…Keep Reading
Although individuals may have different starting points in sports, medicine, or most any other pursuit, talent has a lot more to do with persistence and adaptability. Failing to account for that in an organizational setting can be highly problematic.…Keep Reading
Employee voice is crucial for high performance and innovation, yet leaders continue to silence and disengage their employees unknowingly.
Bubbles form around management that reinforce beliefs that their communication is sufficient, yet modern research suggests otherwise.…Keep Reading
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Allie Bream from One Acre Fund.…Keep Reading
Leadership isn't easy, and it's not something you're born with.
Counter to the common business mythology, most "born leaders" actually developed their skills through their life's experiences and interactions.
Even virtuosos study and practice their craft.…Keep Reading
Many organizations miss the point — and the benefits — of work anniversaries entirely.
Each year with a great team member is an achievement that should be celebrated with purpose. Creative employee rewards can be a first step, but if you really want to make a work anniversary to be meaningful, you'll need to do better than handing out a plaque, postcard, or paperweight.…Keep Reading